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Ron DeSantis has used his power as Florida governor to intimidate voters, influence elections, threaten immigrants and attack those that advocate for causes he opposes, such as LGBTQ+ rights and acceptance. He even picked a fight with Disney World. He has also positioned himself as the standard bearer for the right wing’s “war on woke,” which is the concept of having an awareness of social injustices and fighting for equity.
Michael Polignano, a co-founder of white nationalist publisher Counter-Currents, faces felony charges related to his alleged theft of nearly $35,000 from his ailing mother, according to Maryland court records.
Quentin Van Meter, a prominent anti-trans activist, appears to have repeatedly misrepresented his credentials in court while providing expert testimony about research on gender-affirming health care for trans people.
The Political Network for Values (PNV), a far-right conservative international think tank that the Hungarian government funds, will host a “Transatlantic Summit” in New York City on Nov. 16, featuring a mix of anti-LGBTQ hate groups, civil society and government officials from the United States, Europe, Africa, and Latin America.